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Boston increases marathon security

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) - The number of police officers patrolling this year's Boston Marathon will be doubled to over 3,500, one year after two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260.

March 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Pistorius sickened by expert’s testimony

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Hunched over, vomiting into a bucket by his feet and retching loudly, Oscar Pistorius was vividly reminded at his murder trial Monday of the gruesome injuries he inflicted on his girlfriend when a pathologist described how the Olympian fatally shot her multiple times with bullets designed to cause maximum damage.

March 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Alaska mushers King, Zirkle fight for lead; finish likely today

NOME, Alaska (AP) - In a year marked by injuries and dangerous conditions, the final stages of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race were coming down to either a record-tying number of wins or the first woman to claim victory in 24 years.

March 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bonds back in Giants uniform as camp coach

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Barry Bonds certainly thinks he's worthy of election to the Hall of Fame.

March 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Injury won’t sideline Curry

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry says his strained right quadriceps is slowly getting better and he is planning to start for the Golden State Warriors against the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.

March 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors top Suns for 4th straight win

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry overcame a strained right quad to finish with 18 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Phoenix Suns 113-107 on Sunday night for their fourth straight win.

March 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Curry limited because of quad injury

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry says he will play limited minutes for the foreseeable future because of a strained right quad.

March 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Thornton scores 27 to lead Nets past Kings

NEW YORK (AP) - Marcus Thornton scored 15 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter against his old team and Joe Johnson added 18 points, helping the Brooklyn Nets overcome an injury to Paul Pierce in a 104-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.

March 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s considering temporary home if lease expires

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland A's owner Lew Wolff is considering moving the team to a temporary location if he can't extend a two-year lease with the Oakland Coliseum.

March 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Donaldson homers for A’s in tie with White Sox

PHOENIX (AP) - Josh Donaldson hit his first home run of the spring and the Oakland Athletics tied the Chicago White Sox 2-2 in a game stopped after nine innings Sunday.

March 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kershaw goes 5 innings, Dodgers lose to Giants

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Clayton Kershaw pitched five innings in his penultimate tuneup for the season opener in Australia, giving up five hits to a split squad of San Francisco Giants during their 3-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

March 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants split-squad beats group of prospects 8-0

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner moved one step closer to his first opening-day start for San Francisco. The left-hander even got some work done at the plate.

March 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Keselowski edges Junior on last lap

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew he probably didn't have enough fuel to finish. Being in Vegas, he decided to gamble anyway.

March 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Reed on a roll, wins a World Golf

DORAL, Fla. (AP) - He wore black pants and a red shirt, his Sunday colors. He took a lead into the final round, quickly expanded it with a pair of birdies and then relied on his short game to keep everyone chasing him. He even played it safe off the 18th tee, caring more about the trophy than the final score.

March 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


4th-seeded Berdych falls in Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS (AP) - Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut knocked out Tomas Berdych on Sunday in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open, beating the fourth-seeded Czech player 4-6, 6-2, 6-4.

March 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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San Jose loses appeal over proposed Athletics move

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of antitrust claims in a lawsuit by the city of San Jose against Major League Baseball, which accused the sport of illegally blocking a proposed move of the Oakland Athletics to the area.

January 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jack Del Rio hired as new Raiders coach

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have officially hired Denver defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio as their new head coach.

January 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers introduce coach Tomsula to get team winning again

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Tomsula wiped down his glasses then winked at his family across the room as he waited his turn to speak on the podium, unfamiliar territory and formality for a humble defensive line coach thrust into the top job for the San Francisco 49ers.

January 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Green is the ‘heart and soul’ of the Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - His voice can be heard everywhere the Golden State Warriors go.

January 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Showtime exec: Mayweather wants Pacquiao more than ever

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. wants a fight with Manny Pacquiao more than ever, a top Showtime executive said Thursday, and negotiations continue to make the long anticipated bout a reality on May 2.

January 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jack Del Rio to be new Raiders coach

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders hired Denver defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio as their new head coach on Wednesday in hopes that the Bay Area native who grew up cheering for the Raiders can return the team to its glory days.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Nats get Yunel Escobar from A’s for Tyler Clippard

WASHINGTON (AP) - Infielder Yunel Escobar is heading to the Nationals, and All-Star reliever Tyler Clippard is going to the Athletics, thanks to the ninth deal between those clubs in a little more than four years.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers promote Tomsula to head coach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The San Francisco 49ers promoted longtime defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to head coach Wednesday, going with a familiar face following a national search that took more than two weeks and ended right in house.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Marcus Mariota says he’s going to the NFL

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota, whose bold moves and leadership on the field brought the Ducks to the brink of a national championship before falling short, is leaving Oregon early for the NFL.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao agrees to terms for Mayweather fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Manny Pacquiao flew to Los Angeles on Wednesday, preparing for a meeting with contestants of the Miss Universe pageant. Whether he has an even bigger date on May 2 seems entirely up to Floyd Mayweather Jr.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Super Bowl you have been asking for is coming

Very nice job, Colts. Sorry we are not more impressed.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Boxing returns to prime-time network television on NBC

NEW YORK (AP) - Usually this is how big-time sports television works: The network pays for the right to air an event.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jets hire Cardinals’ Todd Bowles as coach

NEW YORK (AP) - Todd Bowles is coming home and taking over as the New York Jets' head coach.

January 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors beat Jazz for 30-5 start

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Stephen Curry scored 27 points and ignited a decisive third-quarter run to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 116-105 victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Young, talented Buckeyes could be a favorite next year, too

DALLAS (AP) - Here's the scary part for the rest of major-college football: Some of Ohio State's best players didn't play in Monday night's championship game, and many of those who did are coming back.

January 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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